Category Archives: Steelhead Fly Tying

Golden Demon

Here is my version of the Golden Demon. This was my steelhead tying mentor’s (Al Brunell) favorite fly. Al owned a flyshop in Gold Beach Oregon called Al’s Golden Demon Fly Den. Al was instrumental in my steelhead fly tying. … Continue reading

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No-name – Kumihimo Spey Fly

I am getting ready for the Fly Tying Rendezvous that is in Portland tomorrow. I have been tying a few kumihimo flies in preparation. Here is one of the ones that turned out okay. Please Share…

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Midnight Spey – Kumihimo Woven Body

I am getting ready for the IFFF Fly Fishing Fair in Bend Oregon.  I will be demonstrating my kumihimo woven bodies.  Here is one I did this weekend called Midnight Spey. Please Share…

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Kumihimo Green Butt Skunk

After doing the Green Butt Skunk variations I wanted to do a woven body variation. Hook: Dave McNeese #2 Tag: Silver Tinsel Tail: Golden Pheasant Dyed Red Body: Chartreuse Floss and Artic Snow Dubbing.  Kumihimo – 8 black, 4 dark … Continue reading

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Green Butt Skunk Variations

I started tying a couple of Green Butt Skunk variations and it turned into a couple dozen.  It was fun to experiment with different hooks and materials.  I haven’t used calf tails for wings a lot, but ended up liking … Continue reading

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Max Canyon Kumihimo Variation

Here is a Max Canyon inspired fly. It is done with a kumihimo woven body. There are 4 strands each of orange, light orange, brown, and black for a total of 16 strands. It is hard to see the brown … Continue reading

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Golden Demon Kumihimo Variation

This is a Golden Demon Variation using a weaving technique called Kumihimo. It is tied on a Dave McNeese hook.  The body consists of gold tinsel and 4 different colors of silk floss. Please Share…

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Borden Special Kumihimo Variation

This is my version of the Borden Special. This is the Show fly this year for the NW Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Expo that is held in Oregon every year. For the past seven or so years they have … Continue reading

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Balmoral by Mark Mercer

This is a Balmoral spey fly that Mark Mercer tied for a competition on the Classic Fly Tying Forum in 2013.  I was lucky enough to win it in an auction.  Mark does some beautiful work. Please Share…

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Kumihimo Braided Steelhead Flies

Here are two more braided steelhead flies using a technique call Kumihimo.  One is a variation of a Rogue Red Ant and the other is a free style fly. Please Share…

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